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October 22, 2021

Prawns Theeyal

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Last Updated: 22-10-2021
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Theeyal is yet another popular dish from the Kerala cuisine.. it’s basically roasted coconut gravy prepared as a vegetarian or Non vegetarian dish.

Vegetarian fare include theeyal with Bitter gourd, Shallots, raw banana etc. Here is a theeyal with prawns, which is quite scrumptious.

Ingredients :

Prawns - ½ kg

Coconut grated - ½ coconut

Shallots chopped - 2cups

Dry Red chillies - 3 no

Fenugreek - 1 tsp

Pepper powder - 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder - ½ tbsp

Coriander powder - 1 tbsp

Chilly Powder - ½ tsp

Tomato - 2 nos

Curry leaves - a bunch

Salt - ½ tsp

Tamarind - one small ball kept in water

Mustard - ¼ tsp

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Preparation :

Heat some oil in a pan, put grated coconut, shallots (1 cup), dry chilies, fenugreek and curry leaves, mix well.

coconut, shallots

Add pepper powder, turmeric powder, chilly powder & coriander powder saute for some time & then add required salt, roast well.

pepper, turmeric, chilly powder

After it cools, transfer the roasted ingredients to a mixy jar, Grind well..

roasted ingredients

Heat oil in a pan and add curry leaves, the remaining chopped shallots, tomato, and mix well.

shallots, tomato

Add the ground masala mix to the pan and saute well, then put prawns to the pan add tamarind water and mix well.

put prawns

Close the pan and cook well, add some water if needed.

After 5 min open it and add salt, green chillies and curry leaves and again mix well, Close the pan again and keep on a low flame.

Heat 2 tbsp oil in another pan splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves, shallots and dry chillies for a few mins. When the ingredients change colour pour it over the curry and mix well.

mustard seeds, curry leaves, shallots

Prawns Theeyal is ready.. move it to a serving bowl .
Serve hot!!!

Prawns Theeyal

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